MBB – Shares

MBB’s share capital is divided into 5,716,392 no-par value bearer shares, of which 393.522 are treasury shares. The company was floated on the stock market on 9 May 2006 at an issue price of EUR 9.50. The shares have been traded on the Prime Standard segment since 20 June 2008. A high international standard of transparency for the shareholders is guaranteed as a result.

Market information:

WKN/ISINA0ETBQ/DE000A0ETBQ4
Ticker symbol / Reuters codeMBB / MBBG.DE
Number of shares5,716,392 (incl. 393.522 treasury shares)
Class of sharesOrdinary bearer shares with no par value (no- par shares)
Stock exchangesXETRA, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich
Free float29%
Accounting standardIFRS
End of the financial year31 December
First quotation (Prime Standard)20 June 2008
Designated sponsorODDO SEYDLER BANK AG
Associated indexesCDAX, Classic All Share, DAXPLUS FAMILY, DAXsector Industrial, Prime All Share
Paying AgentDZ Bank AG, Düsseldorf, Germany

Dividend policy

MBB plans to pay a rising basic dividend for the 14th time in a row in 2024. According to a recent report by Handelsblatt, of around 600 German listed companies, only 10 companies have paid their shareholders an uninterrupted dividend increase for more than 10 years. Only 2 German companies have increased their dividends for longer than MBB.

Since MBB's IPO 18 years ago, the company has never lowered its dividend. Only 13 listed companies in Germany have not lowered their dividends over a longer period of time.

Shareholder structure

MBB’s share capital, as of 31. December 2023, is € 5,716,392 and is divided into 5,716,392 no-par value bearer shares (including 393.522 treasury shares), around 66% of which are owned indirectly by the founders of MBB, Dr Christof Nesemeier and Gert-Maria Freimuth.

MBB in figures

Figures in thousands of EUR and margins as percentage of total output, unless otherwise indicated.

  2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Sales revenues (adj.) 954,620 896,453 680,329 689,242 592,059 506,590 403,077 332,165
EBITDA (adj.) 80,216 93,166 79,574 85,725 67,593 54,529 38,862 30,355
EBITDA margin 8.4% 10.3% 11.7% 12.5 % 11.4% 10.8% 9.6% 9.1%
EBIT (adj.) 38,208 53,335 46,868 56,157 47,661 41,307 28,957 22,342
EBIT margin 4.0% 5.9% 6.9 % 8.2 % 8.0% 8.2% 7.2% 6.7%
EBT (adj.) 39,778 49,024 40,659 49,009 37,961 39,579 27,110 20,960
EBT margin 4.2% 5.4% 6.0 % 7.1 % 6.4% 7.8% 6.7% 6.3%
Consolidated net profit (adj.) 15,029 16,766 11,691 21,726 17,929 16,142 13,560 14,253
EPS (adj.) in EUR * 2.62 2.88 1.98 3.66 2.95 2.45 2.06 2.16
Dividend payment in thousands of EUR** 5,716 11,492 10,441 4,153 4,099 4,347 8,036 3,886
Dividend payment per share in EUR 1.00 1.98 1.76 0.70 0.69 1.32 1.22 0.59
Number of shares 5,716,392 5,814,059 5,911,913 5,940,751 5,940,751 6,600,000 6,600,000 6,600,000
  2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Total assets 1,149,020 1,121,527 1,152,320 802,667 844,692 725,657 611,229 266,473
Non-current assets 396,366 359,831 125,447 369,747 346,084 217,487 190,229 112,267
Current assets 752,655 761,697 218,394 432,920 498,608 508,170 421,000 154,206
Of which are cash and cash equivalents *** 529,635 512,978 622,503 330,165 340,193 376,204 279,213 77,450
Total equity 763,908 769,527 808,479 499,692 474,552 499,292 385,057 98,399
Non-current liabilities 102,662 105,454 125,447 121,001 149,919 78,132 86,589 69,889
Current liabilities 282,450 246,546 218,394 181,974 220,221 148,233 139,583 98,185
Net cash *** 475,293 445,204 534,563 252,567 249,838 312,325 222,026 22,158
Employee headcount 3,782 3,571 3,541 3,457 3,505 2,184 2,006 1,477

* Based on the average number of shares outstanding for the respective year.
** 2018: based on 5,940,751 no-par shares
*** This figures include physical gold stocks